UPDATED: Colwood’s Milburn Drive reopens after tree branch falls on downed power line

Traffic was redirected while crews fixed lines

A tree branch fell on three primary power lines for Colwood, causing a localized power outage. (Swikar Oli/News Staff)

Milburn Drive was closed to traffic Tuesday while crews addressed a downed power line.

Heavy wind caused a tree branch fell to fall onto three primary power-carrying lines for Colwood, snapping one and causing a localized power outage.

Colwood Fire Rescue was redirecting traffic from Milburn Drive and BC Hydro removed the branches and repaired the lines.

READ ALSO: Hundreds without power after wind storm on Vancouver Island

READ ALSO: Windstorm blows in a December record for cancelled BC Ferries sailings

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